The St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project will have a very positive, significant employment impact on St. Lawrence and the Burin Peninsula.

• 350 – 400 construction jobs for 2 years

• 200 full time operations phase jobs for 10 years

• 525 indirect jobs

• Direct salaries of approximately $10 million per year

CFI is an equal opportunity employer and has implemented a Gender Equity and Diversity Program, as well as training and apprenticeship programs.

CFI is committed to local employment, to maximize local benefits, both through direct employment and training the local workforce.

It is possible that the life of the mine could be significantly longer than 10 years, resulting in longer operational jobs – direct and indirect.

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CFI is committed to treating our employees with respect and dignity, and to encouraging, measuring, and regarding exceptional performance. We commit to providing adequate worker training along with a safe and healthy environment in which all employees have opportunities to accomplish their full potential.


Mine construction and development will take place over a two-year period, and it will result in a peak employment of approximately 350-400 workers. Human Resources planning for the construction phase is already in progress and the development of employment equity, apprenticeship and training, and entry requirement strategies has begun.

The construction workforce will include a wide range of occupations, which are anticipated to be full-time in nature. Positions expected to be available during the construction phase include some of the following:

Construction crews work on the inside of the mill.

  • Pipefitters
  • Millwrights
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Construction Labourers
  • Industrial Painters
  • Project Schedulers

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Construction Supervisors

  • Scaffolders
  • Iron Workers
  • Welders
  • Insulators
  • Crane Operators

  • Truck Drivers
  • Drillers
  • Blasters
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • QA/QC Personnel



CFI is committed to building upon and developing the skills, experience and education of all employees, enabling them to advance along their chosen career path.

Hiring preferences will be aimed at residents within the local area, the Burin Peninsula and then Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be achieved by encouraging young people to begin planning their future today, and by offering training and development opportunities throughout the life of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project.

CFI expects to employ approximately 200 full time positions during the 10-year operations phase. Positions expected to be required to safely run the Project in an efficient manner, include the following:

  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Blasters
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Process Plant Operators
  • Accountants

  • Millwrights
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Administration Support
  • Electricians
  • Metallurgist
  • HSE Coordinators

  • Instrumentation Technicians
  • General Labourers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Haul Truck Drivers
  • Mine Engineers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators

  • Surveyors
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Drillers
  • Geologist
  • Warehousepersons
  • Operations Supervisors


Canada Fluorspar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. It is our policy to assure that applicants are considered and employees are treated fairly during their employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion, or any other characteristic protected by federal and provincial laws.

To support the continued growth and development of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project, we are seeking talented, skilled and enthusiastic people to join our team. If you feel you have the right skills to be a member of our world-class team, start by reviewing the current opportunities below.



Please check back often for the latest career opportunities. Feel free to send your resume to us at We will keep it on record for future opportunities.

Please see the table below for current opportunities or job status for recently posted positions. To see the posting including job description, please click on the corresponding competition number.

Job Title Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Journeyperson Millwright 2018-033 April 26, 2018 May 1, 2018 Ongoing
Jr. Maintenance Engineer 2018-032 April 23, 2018 April 27, 2018 Ongoing
Mill Helper 2018-031 April 16, 2018 April 17, 2018 Ongoing
Control Room Operator 2018-030 April 10, 2018 April 18, 2018 Ongoing
Buyer 2018-029 April 9, 2018 April 16, 2018 Ongoing
Lube Serviceperson 2018-028 April 9, 2018 April 10, 2018 Ongoing
Process Operations Clerk 2018-027 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 Ongiong
Mine Operations Clerk 2018-026 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 Ongoing
Maintenance Clerk 2018-025 April 6, 2018 April 11, 2018 Ongoing
Maintenance Supervisor 2018-024 April 3, 2018 April 6, 2018 Ongoing
Process Plant Supervisor 2018-023 April 3, 2018 April 9, 2018 Ongoing
Geologist 2018-022 March 29, 2019 April 4, 2018 FILLED
Drill Operator 2018-021 March 28, 2018 April 4, 2018 Ongoing
Electrician 2018-018 March 22, 2018 March 23, 2018 Ongoing
Haul Truck Operator 2018-017 March 15, 2018 March 16, 2018 FILLED
Procurement & Logistics Superintendent 2018-016 March 2, 2018 Open Ongoing
Heavy Duty Mechanic 2018-015 March 1, 2018 Open Ongoing
Process Plant Operator 2018-014 February 26, 2018 March 5, 2018 Ongoing
Crusher Helper 2018-013 February 23, 2018 February 24, 2018 Ongoing
Crusher Operator 2018-012 February 22, 2018 February 28, 2018 Ongoing
Crusher Plant Supervisor 2018-011 February 22, 2018 February 28, 2018 CANCELLED
Loader Operator 2018-010 February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 Ongoing
Excavator Operator 2018-009 February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 Ongoing
Grader Operator 2018-008 February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 Ongoing
Dozer Operator 2018-007 February 20, 2018 February 23, 2018 Ongoing
Mine Engineer 2017-086 December 1, 2017 December 13, 2017 Ongoing




CFI is committed to employing as many people from St. Lawrence and surrounding areas as possible. To assist in our recruitment efforts, CFI has formed a partnership with Keyin College, a Newfoundland and Labrador training institution, to train students for jobs in mining and milling.